|Mike Petraglia recaps Bill Belichick’s respect for Julio Jones and Tom Brady on family night||02.02.17 at 8:21 pm ET|
HOUSTON — Bill Belichick paid nothing but great respect to Falcons receiver Julio Jones and spoke of a spirited practice while Tom Brady laughed when asked if he has any idea if he or Bill Belichick will retire first. Mike Petraglia has the Thursday report from Patriots Super Bowl headquarters in Houston.
|Mike Petraglia recaps all things, Bill Belichick and Roger Goodell on Day 3 at Super Bowl LI||02.01.17 at 7:50 pm ET|
HOUSTON — What did Roger Goodell have to say about coming back to Foxboro? And what did Bill Belichick have to say about Day 1 of practice in Houston? Mike Petraglia reports from Patriots AFC Super Bowl headquarters in Houston.
|Mike Petraglia reports on Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and Day 2 of Patriots at Super Bowl LI||01.31.17 at 4:09 pm ET|
HOUSTON — The Patriots continued their media availability Tuesday at the JW Marriott with Bill Belichick speaking on a number of different topics including his father. Mike Petraglia reports from Houston.
|Patriots officially arrive in Houston for Super Bowl LI, Alan Branch rides a scooterboard||01.30.17 at 5:39 pm ET|
HOUSTON — The Patriots arrived in Houston for SB LI on Monday afternoon, landing around 2:45 p.m. CT, about 45 minutes ahead of the original 3:30 p.m. itinerary. As soon as the Delta charter pulled up in front of the media section on the tarmac at George Bush International Airport, airport personnel rolled over a pair of stairs, one in the front and one in the rear of the aircraft.
As soon as the stairway in the front was in place, the plane’s flight crew flew a pair of Patriots’ flags, one out of the front of the plane and the other in the front doorway.
Owner Robert Kraft and son Jonathan were among the first to deplane, then head coach Bill Belichick. Tom Brady deplaned along with backup Jimmy Garoppolo, from the rear.
The highlight was defensive tackle Alan Branch motoring from the rear doorway to one of the six buses that lined up to take the Patriots on their way from the airport 18 miles south to downtown Houston.
The Patriots checked into their hotel, the J.W. Marriott and then will prepare for Monday night’s Super Bowl Opening Night, featuring the massive media availability at Minute Maid Park. The session was affectionally called “a circus” by Belichick on WEEI’s Dale and Holley program earlier in the afternoon.
The team will have its media session, then a light day resembling a regular off-day on Tuesday, before getting ready for Wednesday’s standard practice at the University of Houston. For the Patriots, Monday’s plane ride of just over three hours was a continuation of a busy day. They began the festivities with a 9 a.m. ET rally outside Gillette Stadium, where owner Robert Kraft, quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick spoke.
|Mike Petraglia, Ryan Hannable detail Patriots’ preparations for Falcons in Super Bowl LI||01.26.17 at 11:52 am ET|
FOXBORO — The Patriots have officially started on-field preparations for Super Bowl 51 in Houston against Atlanta. Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable have your report inside Gillette Stadium.
|Mike Petraglia, Ryan Hannable on how the Patriots dismantled the Steelers to advance to Super Bowl LI||01.22.17 at 11:20 pm ET|
FOXBORO — The Patriots advance to their record ninth Super Bowl by throttling the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship at Gillette Stadium. How did they do it? Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable have the details inside Gillette Stadium.
|Mike Petraglia, Ryan Hannable break down clear advantages for Patriots in AFC Championship vs. Steelers||01.20.17 at 10:45 am ET|
FOXBORO — What will be the keys to Sundays AFC Championship game? Just how big is the advantage for the Patriots? Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable preview inside Gillette Stadium.
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